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Election could change view of NC

Vote for your own self-interest, not for a party! White voters in North Carolina have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to change the world image of white North Carolinians. It is assumed the white male vote will be overwhelmingly for Congressman Ted Budd, a North Carolina white male, the very image of how the world sees Southern white men. His campaign is relying on traditional tactics to get the white Southern vote. Call all Democratic candidates evil liberals. Tie them to the demonized females, Nancy Pelosi and Hilary Clinton. Make whites afraid! The Budd campaign is based on these assumptions.

It is assumed rural white voters in North Carolina will not vote for a Democrat after the civil rights movement.

It is assumed rural white voters will not vote for a professional woman.

It is assumed rural white males value their guns more than their children's education, safety or healthcare.

Ted Budd's campaign relies on whites' fear of the future and longing for the past. Should the white vote go for Budd, the above negative assumptions will be affirmed. Fair or not, small-town North Carolina will continue to be seen as an undesirable location for employers. However, should the white vote go for Kathy Manning, a professional female Democrat, the world will take notice of our community. We will be in the news. The negative assumptions about us will be proven wrong. "It is the economy stupid." Forget the politics. Prove you are not so easily controlled.

Vote for Kathy Manning for the House of Representatives for your own self-interest.

Ron Woods

Lexington

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